Professor Karin Verspoor

  • Room: Level: 06 Room: 6.23
  • Building: Doug McDonell Building
  • Campus: Parkville

Research interests

  • Bioinformatics and Computational Bioscience
  • Biomedical Natural Language Processing (Text Mining)
  • Health informatics (Biomedical ontologies)

Personal webpage

Recent publications

  1. Hameed PN, Verspoor C, Kusljic S, Halgamuge S. A two-tiered unsupervised clustering approach for drug repositioning through heterogeneous data integration. BMC BIOINFORMATICS. Biomed Central. 2018, Vol. 19, Issue 1. DOI: 10.1186/s12859-018-2123-4
  2. Verspoor C, Ofoghi B, Robles Granda M. CommViz: Visualization of semantic patterns in large social communication networks. Information Visualization. Sage Publications. 2018, Vol. 17, Issue 1. DOI: 10.1177/1473871617693039
  3. Chen Q, Wan Y, Zhang X, Lei Y, Zobel J, Verspoor C. Comparative Analysis of Sequence Clustering Methods for Deduplication of Biological Databases. ACM JOURNAL OF DATA AND INFORMATION QUALITY. Association for Computing Machinery Inc.. 2018, Vol. 9, Issue 3. DOI: 10.1145/3131611
  4. Panyam NC, Verspoor C, Cohn T, Kotagiri R. Exploiting graph kernels for high performance biomedical relation extraction. JOURNAL OF BIOMEDICAL SEMANTICS. Biomed Central. 2018, Vol. 9. DOI: 10.1186/s13326-017-0168-3
  5. Romano S, Nguyen X, Verspoor C, Bailey J. The randomized information coefficient: assessing dependencies in noisy data. MACHINE LEARNING. Kluwer Academic Publishers. 2018, Vol. 107, Issue 3. DOI: 10.1007/s10994-017-5664-2
  6. Hoogeveen D, Wang L, Baldwin T, Verspoor C. Web forum retrieval and text analytics: A survey. Foundations and Trends in Information Retrieval. 2018, Vol. 12, Issue 1. DOI: 10.1561/1500000062
  7. Lu Y, Sinnott R, Verspoor C. A semantic-based k-anonymity scheme for health record linkage. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. IOS Press. 2017, Vol. 239. DOI: 10.3233/978-1-61499-783-2-84
  8. Bouadjenek M, Verspoor C, Zobel J. Automated detection of records in biological sequence databases that are inconsistent with the literature. JOURNAL OF BIOMEDICAL INFORMATICS. Academic Press. 2017, Vol. 71. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbi.2017.06.015
  9. Chen Q, Zobel J, Verspoor C. Benchmarks for measurement of duplicate detection methods in nucleotide databases.. Database (Oxford). Oxford University Press. 2017. DOI: 10.1093/database/baw164
  10. Kiossoglou P, Borda A, Gray K, Martin Sanchez F, Verspoor C, Lopez Campos G. Characterising the scope of exposome research: A generalisable approach. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. IOS Press. 2017, Vol. 245. DOI: 10.3233/978-1-61499-830-3-457
  11. Cohen KB, Lanfranchi A, Choi MJ-Y, Bada M, Baumgartner WA, Panteleyeva N, Verspoor C, Palmer M, Hunter LE. Coreference annotation and resolution in the Colorado Richly Annotated Full Text (CRAFT) corpus of biomedical journal articles. BMC BIOINFORMATICS. Biomed Central. 2017, Vol. 18, Issue 1. DOI: 10.1186/s12859-017-1775-9
  12. Pitson G, Banks P, Cavedon L, Verspoor C. Developing a Manually Annotated Corpus of Clinical Letters for Breast Cancer Patients on Routine Follow-Up. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. IOS Press. 2017, Vol. 235. DOI: 10.3233/978-1-61499-753-5-196
  13. Khumrin P, Ryan A, Judd T, Verspoor C. Diagnostic machine learning models for acute abdominal pain: Towards an e-learning tool for medical students. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. IOS Press. 2017, Vol. 245. DOI: 10.3233/978-1-61499-830-3-447
  14. Chen Q, Zobel J, Verspoor C. Duplicates, redundancies and inconsistencies in the primary nucleotide databases: a descriptive study. DATABASE-THE JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL DATABASES AND CURATION. Oxford University Press. 2017. DOI: 10.1093/database/baw163
  15. Bouadjenek M, Verspoor C, Zobel J. Learning biological sequence types using the literature. International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Proceedings. 2017, Vol. Part F131841. DOI: 10.1145/3132847.3133051

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